|Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. - Edith Oenone Somerville|
Librivox recording of the Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by Edith Oenone Somerville and Martin Ross. Read by Andy Minter. This is the first of three novels which Edith Somerville and her cousin Violet Martin wrote about the English Major Sinclair Yates who leaves the army to take up a position of Resident Magistrate in the West of Ireland in about 1895. The tales tell in a humorous way of his struggles with a new job, new culture, and with his landlord and neighbour Mr...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Edith Anna Somerville; Violet Florence Martin; comedy; politics
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|Kim - Rudyard Kipling|
Librivox recording of Kim by Rudyard Kipling. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. Kim is a fabulous adventure story set in India during the former British Empire. It tells the story of a street-wise but (in typical Kipling fashion) highly moral Anglo-Indian boy who becomes enmeshed the “the Great Game” -– the competition between Britain and Russia for control over Asia. Taking time off from his role as the traveling companion of an aged Tibetan lama, the boy is trained as a spy, matches wits with ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; kim; kipling; india
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|The Invisible Man - H.G. Wells|
LibriVox's public domain recording of H.G. Well's The Invisible Man. The Invisible Man (1897) is one of the most famous science fiction novels of all time. Written by H.G. Wells (1866-1946), it tells the story of a scientist who discovers the secret of invisibility and uses it on himself. The story begins as the Invisible Man, with a bandaged face and a heavy coat and gloves, takes a train to lodge in a country inn whilst he tries to discover the antidote and make himself visible again...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; science fiction
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